Club Information 2018-2019

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Club Name Description School Sponsor Meeting Time & Place
Academic Bowl Team A team-based club focused on trivia competitions.  We participate in several area competitions per year, and use club meetings to practice questions and expand our breadth of knowledge.  Students are able to compete at both a Novice (9-10) and Varsity (9-12) level. Scott Handleman Wednesdays 3:15 - 4:15
Archery Club The purpose of the archery club is to introduce students to the sport of competitive archery. The students will learn proper terminology used in the sport and how to shoot safely and effectively using the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). Students will be practicing in the evenings off-campus, and all students interested will be able to compete at the NASP state tournament in March. Amy Cariotto tba
Asian Caucus Asian Caucus is a multicultural club at Lincoln Southwest in which our goal is to spread Asian culture and awareness in our school and community. Charlie Bittle Wednesday in A105 at 3:15 to 4:00
Bowling Club Come have fun bowling with friends! Brandi Benson TBA
Broadcasting Club Take an opportunity to broadcast live events at LSW! Brandi Benson TBA
Caregivers Club Students and teachers with mentally and/or physically disabled family members. Court Monroe TBA
DECA A club for marketing students; members participate in activities conferences and competitions; learn to take part in community economic development; develop leadership skills. Chris Carothers and Kathy Little C208 - every Wednesday morning at 7:15
Drama Club This club is for all students who are interested in any aspect of the performing arts.  Drama Club meets after school and in the evenings.  See Mr. Henrichs in the Black Box for a calendar or check his website. Bob Henrichs Meet in the auditorium at 3:15
Esperanto Club  A club to learn and use the language Esperanto in a supportive environment where everyone is learning at their own pace and comfort.  We will meet in A213.  Every week on Wednesdays, 3:15 to 4:00 pm [End time will be tentative due to schedule. Due to TCA’s bus schedules and traffic, several members will arrive a few minutes late.] Rebecca Christenson Meeting Room: We will meet in A213. Regular Meeting Times: Every week on Wednesdays, 3:15 to 4:00 pm
FBLA  Future Business Leaders of America is the largest student organization in the United States.  .  Members learn networking and life skills and are actively involved in community building and fundraising events. The main focus of Southwest FBLA is gearing up for competition at the State Leadership Conference.  State winners are then given the chance to compete at the National Leadership Conference (NLC) where students can win cash prizes as well as scholarships that only FBLA members are eligible to receive. Check out our website for more info by typing HawkFBLA in the Search box at the top of this screen.  Josh Hinrichs B200 at 7:30 on selected Thursdays; see our chapter calendar for exact dates
FCA The Fellowship of Christian Athletes meets for breakfast every Thursday morning at 7:30 am in B207 to help develop relationships with other Christian athletes and using sports as a vehicle to impact the world for God.  The huddle does this by exploring our "Life Manual" (the Bible) and discussing ways to implement its teachings in the lives of a teenager. Matt James and Terry Berks Thursday mornings from 7:30 to 8 a.m. in B207
FCCLA Family, Career and Community Leaders of America; Family Consumer Science club; offers opportunities for competition, leadership and travel; dues $15 Tracy Way and Joan Hines Wednesday after school in room B115 A
French Club The French Club is a social club focused on French culture and language for students of all levels. If you are interested in sharing and exploring your passion for the French culture and language outside of the classroom we welcome you to join our club. With French Club, you have the opportunity to meet new people with similar passions as well as improve your French-speaking skills. Our events include French conversation groups, French movie nights, pétanque tournament, National French Week, community and other fun events and field trips whenever possible throughout each semester! À bientôt!  Mme. Christenson tba
Friendship Club Members of Friendship Club will support individuals with disabilities both in and out of school by developing friendships through social activities and community involvement.  Friendship Club members will also support the LSW Special Olympics team by attending Special Olympics events. Patti Brown and Amy Jewell Meets in B116 at 2:15 pm (2nd half of 4th block)
The Hope Venture Club This club wants to foster a global community that is meeting the needs of people worldwide by compassionately connecting resources with needs.  The purpose of the Southwest Chapter is to foster an environment that promotes The Hope Venture, by creating new fundraising and volunteer opportunities at Southwest Lori Mescher Meets the first and third Thursday of every month
History Club A club that is learning, reading, writing, and living history. Russ Ratz Meets in A115 at 7:30 am on Mondays
HOSA  The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development. Students are encouraged to explore various areas of health care, and expand their leadership skills.  HOSA is about providing opportunities for students to learn and achieve. Members participate in activities, conferences and competitions; as well as take part in community awareness/health projects.  Dues $20 before Sept 30. Ayla Vargas First LSW HOSA meeting will be @ 3:15 in B101. Subsequent LSW meetings will be on the second and fourth Wednesday's of each month @ 3:15 in B101. The District HOSA meeting will be every third Monday of the month at 7:00pm. The time and location of the first district meeting is TBA
Japanese Club Members learn about and celebrate the Japanese culture; language, food, festivals, calligraphy, outside speakers; additional meetings once/month outside of school; do not have to be in Japanese Tammy Cunningham TBA
Kaleidoscope A place for students to have fun, share their stories and learn principles to help them live life to the fullest. Duane Baack and Bruce Riddle Tuesdays: 2:03-3:00.  A100 Forum
Key Club A student-led organization whose goal is to encourage leadership through serving others. Alex Bahe and Adam Brady  
Latino Caucus The Latino Caucus is a multicultural club at Lincoln Southwest High in which our goal is to spread Latino cultural awareness in our school and community. Shelly Shanahan and Elizabeth Molina Every Thursday in A203 at 7:45 a.m.
Mascot Come have fun being the official LSW Mascot! Becky Spataro and John Matzen TBA
Math Club For students who want to work on and discuss math problems and prepare to compete in local and regional mathematics competition Jeff DeVries We will meet in B112 after school every Thursday.
MFAB (Midwest Friends Against Bullying) Is a student lead group that works towards anti-bullying awareness and focuses on the acceptance of all individuals.  Shukria Gharzi TBA
Poetry Club Who speak in poetic verse, Who speak in poetic verse, Write, share and perform! Brittney Russell  Wednesdays from 3:15-4:15 in B210 
Police Club    Police club is sponsored by LPD officer Joe Fischer. If you are interested in police work come learn about forensics, meet the K-9 unit and other interesting topics to help you learn about what LPD does to keep Lincoln safe. TBA TBA
Powerlifting Club Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts:  squat, bench press, and deadlift. Andrew Shermin TBA
Programming Club It is open both to students who have taken the programming/ robotics courses and those who are just interested in the subject: no experience required.  We will be exploring different facets of programming (different languages, microcontrollers, robotics, apps, hopefully bring in some professionals as speakers, etc).   Scott Handelman Every Monday after school in B120
Science Olympiad The LSW science competition team competes at Regional, State and National levels against other top science students across the country. Over 6000 teams compete in this program nation wide in areas that include, engineering, life, earth and physical sciences covering 23 different events. This program allows motivated science students an opportunity to develop, learn, and gain confidence and expertise in their areas of interest. Prepares students for the academic rigor of advanced placement, weighted science courses and ACT. Greg Cooper, Pete Stone Every Monday in A109 at 7:30 a.m.
SFF This club is in charge of organizing themes, entertainment and travel accommodations to LSW events. The mission of SFF is to support school activities with passion and pride to create a home advantage for teams while upholding the rules and responsibilities set forth by the NSAA. All students are welcome to join. Aaron Finley TBA
Skills USA Promotes the academic, social and industrial skills needed to succeed in today's workforce.   Travis Simpson TBA
SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Formed to support those who are gay or lesbian; do not have to be gay or lesbian to join; welcomes people of all sexual orientation to help spread  tolerance and equity. Mike Wierman TBA
Special Olyimpics Special Olympics is the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to 5.7 million athletes and Unified Sports partners in 172 countries. Lynn Strack, Lis Brenden, Brandi Benson TBA
Speech/Debate Access to our Speech and Debate Team! Matt Hiemes and Toni Hiemes TBA
Spike Ball The sport of roundnet is played 2 vs 2, with a hoola hoop sized Spikeball net placed between the teams. Amy Cariotto TBA
Students Together Against Cancer (STAC) An organization that works financially and emotionally to support local cancer patients.  This club is a fun opportunity for students to connect with the STAC network while contributing to the community through volunteer work and fundraising.  
Alison Kelley


meets every other Wednesday in A113 or the A118 forum
Strategy Gaming Club We have a fun time playing games like Settlers of Catan, Magic: The Gathering, Risk, Axis and Allies, Trivial Pursuit, Chess, Checkers, Flux, and many other games.  It is always a great time!  See Mr. James with any questions. Matt James 3:15 to 6 pm on Fridays in the B118 Forum
Trap Club Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clay Alisha Stopp TBA
Visual Arts Club   Is an opportunity for LSW students to further study components of visual art.  Connection to visiting artists (who will speak about various areas of visual art), community based projects as well as time to focus on individual art making with be the focus of our meeting time. Olivia Leblanc
Eligibility requirements for the club:
-Must have one visual arts credit completed or must currently be enrolled in an art course
-Must have a "C" or above in current or previous art course
Meeting Time: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month
Young Democrats Come increase your political awareness and share your ideas and beliefs through discussion on current issues in our nation.  Toni Dutton TBA
Young Republicans Club   Come increase your political awareness and share your ideas and beliefs through discussion on current issues in our nation.  Dawn Sebek  Meeting Day/Time-  tba
Clubs by Selection   Please see advisor listed below for more information:  
Athletic Trainers   Crystal Kjar TBA
Ambassadors   Greg Sederberg TBA
National Honor Society   Ayla Vargas TBA
Principal Student Advisory   Michael Gillotti TBA
Student Council   Sarah Hammers Meets on Monday and Tuesday at 7:15
Yearbook   Brandi Benson TBA
Scholastic Quiz Bowl   Court Monroe TBA
SHOS   Lisa Bales Monday and Thursday at 7:30 a.m. Term 1